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The Secret Government Project I've Been Stealing From For Years

Library Stealing

I'm not sure if I should be publicly writing about this, but I've uncovered a pretty massive government conspiracy, and have secretly been stealing from this government-funded project for several years.

This isn't like torrenting a music file from the internet.....we're talking about picking up products and walking right out of this place without paying for them.

It's a pretty massive government operation:

  • This place has the knowledge of a thousand years compiled into one building.
  • This place houses all the laws and rules of the United States, and has access to every public record on file.
  • This place contains millions of dollars in assets.....and we're going to rob it blind.

I've found out the codename for this government project is "Codename Library."

I know "Codename Library" is a secret because despite being millions of dollars of goods inside these buildings, not even a small percentage of the U.S. population knows about them!!!

Today I am going to expose the Codename Library conspiracy wide open.

(If I am captured after this exposé of Codename Library, avenge my death by taking lots of resources out of one of the locations).

Read on if you'd like to hear more about how to rob the government blind of valuable information, books, and real estate.......


Locations of these Top-Secret Government Facilities:

Codename Library Secret

Turns out the United States Government has been running "Codename Library" facilities since the 1800's.  Each facility houses millions of dollars in products, and more inventory is added each month.

Turns out there's 119,487 of these "Codename Libraries" in America alone!!! Look at this chart of all these top-secret libraries:

Libraries in USA

There's so many of these secret government facilities, that 96.4% of U.S. population has close-by access to these "Codename Library" facilities.

I can only speculate that the government has setup sooo many of these libraries close to every person in the USA to spy on the citizens. Why else would they store massive amounts of information, books, resources, and computers next to every person!?!?!????

These government pigs are hiding a wealth of knowledge and resources from the population.  In fact, each library has massive amounts of resources that people in the normal world have to PAY for:

  • Fast Internet.
  • Bathrooms.
  • Tables. Desks. Workspaces.
  • Loitering is totally allowed.
  • Tons of Books.
  • Tons of Magazines.
  • Tons of CD's.
  • Tons of DVD's.
  • Video Games.
  • Every Newspapers.
  • 3D printers (some locations).
  • Archives of all laws/records.
  • Comfortable places to work/read/chill.
  • Expensive subscriptions.
  • Government workers called "Librarians" who will help you research any topic.

So if you live in the United States, you're super close to one of these secret "Codename Library" facilities.  I want YOU to go spy on these operations and rob them blind by utilizing all these free resources they don't want you to have!!



Secret Hacks: Codename Library

Library Steal

So how can we massively exploit and get the most from these top-secret government facilities??

Well I've been taking from "Codename Library" for years.....and I want to help others do the same.  So here are my 8 favorite Secret Hacks  to rip off "Codename Library" and leech massive value off the government!!!!

Read on my rebellious friend.....



Secret Hack #1: The Monthly Magazine Read

Library Magazine Stacks

These sleazy government fat-cats have subscriptions to EVERY MAJOR MAGAZINE and get them delivered weekly.  There's very little security in their magazine vault, so if you sneak into a "Codename Library" facility like I do.....you can read all the magazines for free!!  SUCKERS!!

Every month or so I go to the magazine section of "Codename Library" and read through 6 - 12 magazines.  I personally like the science-y and entrepreneur-y magazines....but they have a wide variety for whatever topic you're personally into or curious about.  I'll grab a whole stack and start powering through.

The above picture is just half of the magazine section at the "Codename Library" facility I routinely break into.

There's a lot of speciality magazines there I would never in a million years purchase, but are interesting to peruse through quickly and read a few good articles.  Sometimes I might quickly flip through a photography magazine or read a full Reader's Digest....neither of which I'd ordinarily subscribe to, but sometimes pickup some good information.

I usually end up snapping photos of pages with my phone if there's something interesting, or taking a bunch of notes.  Here's some example pictures of random pages that caught my eye during my last trip to the library:

I thought this ad was clever, so I snapped a picture of it and put it in my "Swipe File" folder in my phone:


I came across this article about Tony Robbins and it had a quote I thought was interesting:


There was a great article about a guy who produces all the major comedy specials and it had an interesting blurb about a book I wanted to read:


The point of all this is you can pick up a lot of un-expectedly good information by browsing through a bunch of magazines.  I think taking notes (or pics in this case) really helps retain that information.

......best of all, the government will never know you're stealing from their precious "Codename Library" facility  ;-)



Secret Hack #2: Your Home Away from Home (and free co-working space)

My favorite way of sticking it to the government is by breaking into my local "Codename Library" and using it as a FREE co-working space!!  The security guards there are so incompetent they let me stay there for hours for free!!  What idiots!!!!!

The best part is ALL THIS STUFF IS FREE and ANYONE CAN USE.   Since "Codename Library" facilities are kept secret by the government, of course there's barely anyone in there (except those two (most likely) undercover FBI agents).....


I used to live about 5 miles outside of Downtown Austin, and I would hate just going home and being isolated.  So I would break into the downtown "Codename Library" just to chill for a while.

If I went to a coffee shop I'd end up spending $20 or more on food and drinks, would 90% likely have crappy semi-working internet, and have tons of distractions which prevents long periods of solid work.

Going to a coffee shop was often a net-negative in a time and money.

However in the secret library facility it's generally very quiet (I bring ear plugs for extra silence), the internet always works and is very fast, there's computers for you to use if you don't have a great laptop, and if you get bored on your computer you can just go browse the books or magazines!

Those greedy government bureaucrats never want normal citizens like us to know you can just hang out at "Codename Library" for free all day......but now you know, and can take advantage of it yourself without spending a dime!!



Secret Hack #3: Practice Speed Reading

Speed Reading

The government doesn't want you to read fast and gain knowledge.....this is why they keep "Codename Library" a total secret from society.

But learning how to absorb information at a faster pace is like having a super-power.....and the "Codename Library" is this fantastic place you can practice learning speed reading across many different types of mediums (Magazines, Books, Newspapers).

I learned in middle school that it's pretty easy to speed read, and it took me about a month of practice everyday to train my brain to handle the rapid amount of information intake.  It's also super handy to speed read through "boring" parts of a book.

Here's a super-brief synopsis of how I learned to speed read from "Codename Library":

1.) Grab a random book from the "Codename Library" secret archives.

2.) Read the inside and outside jacket of the book for context.

3.) Look at the table of contents about the book first (this helps you pre-understand what you're about to read).

4.) When some chapter gets "boring" just bump up the speed of your reading by 2x.  Your brain will naturally slow back down when something is of interest to you again. On some really lame chapters I'll spend little as 5 seconds per page.

Just because it's in a book doesn't mean it's good or interesting.  Use your own judgement to extract the knowledge you want, and skip the rest.

For example: I was reading a looonngg biography about Benjamin Franklin, and there were several chapters on his uncle and his uncle's complete background.  It went down such a random rabbit-hole that I quickly decided:

1.) I don't give a shit about Benjamin Franklin's uncle's entire life story.

2.) This information wasn't delivering anything super-useful at the moment.

.....so I started turning the pages fast as I can, giving the page a quick-skim to see if there's anything interesting.

There's absolutely nothing wrong with skipping parts of a book.

If you're not interested or it's boring, then just skip it.

Since we're simply stealing books and resources from the government at "Codename Library" who cares if we don't read it???  It's free for us!!!!



Secret Hack #4: Learning Random New Stuff

absorbing knowledge from book

The best part about "Codename Library" is the vast amount of different subjects kept under one roof.  The government doesn't want YOU to know about this though, because they want to keep YOU dumb and stupid.  But me & you are rebels and will break in to "Codename Library" and steal this knowledge anyways ;-)

So to learn new stuff you'd never otherwise think to learn, I would do this hack:

I would stand in the middle of the archives at "Codename Library", close my eyes, and randomly point at a direction.  I would then walk straight towards where I pointed and pickup that book and force myself to read the entire book (although I would grant full permission to hyper-speed-read any shitty parts of a book).

Here's an example of random things I learned:

I once picked up a book about ammunition.  I thought, "Ugghh this is a waste of time, I don't care about how bullets are made!"

By the end I was fascinated with how many different types of ammunition there were, and how much money could be made off making weapons that take proprietary ammunition!

If an army buys 10,000 of your guns and buys 500,000,000 rounds of ammo per year, that's a HUGE business!

It's not like I ever want to build a weapons company, it's just something new I learned, and now I understood more about the world around me because of this random tid-bit of knowledge.



Secret Hack #5: Bring a Notepad and Take Notes (aka Steal Information)

A lot of the books at this top-secret government facility aren't books I'd normally buy or even rent.  However I AM interested enough to sit down and read a bit of each book and pull out some of the interesting parts:

For example, I saw a book on Self Hypnosis and decided to give it a quick read and take some notes.  I took a few pages of notes (and pictures of the book since I'm using an iPad Pro to take these notes):

self hypnosis notes library

That Self Hypnosis book wasn't a book I'd ever buy, but it did have a FEW interesting tid-bits I wanted to save.

This is the great thing about this secret "Codename Library" project.....all the books are just sitting there for you to browse and take notes on.

Later down the line I re-read these notes, and there's a broad wealth of knowledge I have of interesting topics, unique perspectives, and information I never otherwise would've learned.



Secret Hack #5: Ask a "Secret Librarian" for Free Research

Library Reference Desk

Did you know "Librarian" is actually a professional title?

Did you know "Library Science" is actually a degree in college?

This means that Librarians are literally trained professionals that will search anything for you....FOR FREE.

  • They will help you find old ancestry records.
  • They will help you find a job.
  • They will help you find any material you are searching for.
  • They will help you locate records or information from other libraries.
  • They will help you find free classes to learn skills.
  • They will help you find events, meetups, and services in your city.
  • They will help you find free government services you can use.
  • They will help you find information from their vast database access to public government records.
  • They will help you find details of laws and regulations.

I am convinced this is a government conspiracy coverup because very few people know about these services.  

But now that you know them, you can break into a "Codename Library" near you and ask these "Secret Librarians" for help on any subject.



Secret Hack #6: Use The Top Secret Time Travel Mechanism at "Codename Library"

One of the craziest things you can do at these secret government facilities is TIME TRAVEL.  That's right.  Here's how you do it:

You go to the sections of "Codename Library" where they keep very old books, and you read them. This will teleport you back in time!!!

Different facilities have different types of resources.  Some keep magazines from the 20's, some keep books from the 1700's.....it just depends on the secret government facility you're at.

By glancing at the books of the past, you can see what life really was like back then!  It's time travel in the form of books and magazines!

For example, there was this whole section of old Harper's Bazaar fashion magazines dating back to the 1930's.  I simply picked up a random one from 1945 and I got this when I opened to a random page:


It was actually really eye-opening to open this 1945 issue and see that high fashion was being dictated my military fashion! It immediately flooded my head with thoughts of what it would be like to be alive in 1945 when there was a full World War in swing.

I thought of how different it would've been that 90% of my friends would probably be in the military or involved in some way during that time.  By simply reading and viewing the materials of that era, I "time travelled" to it in my mind.

Even though I took the above photo just for this blog post, I couldn't help but be struck by how damn cushy my life is compared to if I were a male adult in 1945.

This kind of time travel definitely helps you gain perspective on your present-day life.



Secret Hack #7: Free CD's, DVD's, Learning Programs, Software, Games, New Books

One of the craziest perk the greedy government gives it's Secret Agents is free access to all of "Codename Library" assets.  In fact, they can checkout any of the CD's, DVD's, Software, Games, Books they want!!

Look at the large amount of free resources they have (I risked my life to obtain these spy pictures):


Most of us "regular shmucks" have to pay good money for these things.....but "Codename Library" is using taxpayer dollars to give them away free!!?!?  This is why I think you too should break into a "Codename Library" and take stuff out too.

In the "Codename Library" facility near me there's 100,000+ square feet of Books and Games and DVD's and CD's and Software....and I regularly steal from it.

All I do is pose as a government agent at the front desk, and those fools let me walk outta there with the assets for free!!!  Suckers!!!!!!



Secret Hack #8: Free Computers and Resources

One of the resources "Codename Library" keeps hidden from the general public is a large number of computers.  The government is so stupid, they don't even password protect the computers......anyone can access them!!!

I took some spy footage of some of these computer stations, and it appears any Secret Government Agent can just walk up to one of these computer stations and use them!

Codename Library Spy Footage

All of these computers have high-speed internet and access to many paid databases and public information.  If you are clever enough to break into a "Codename Library" you can access and use these computers for free.


Illegally Break Into a "Codename Library" Near You:

I'll probably be arrested by the government for exposing this huge "Codename Library" coverup......and I'll DEFINITELY be arrest for building this tool that will show you all the secret "Codename Library" facilities near you:

Just click this link and it'll show you a map of where all the "Codename Library" facilities near you are located:



Download this post and signup for the list:


Get this whole "Codename Library" post as a PDF & Word Doc for your own files.

Now go find a "Codename Library" and suck all it's resources dry  ;-)


Neville Medhora - Probably being detained at a secret government facility.


P.S. What are your favorite ways to steal from "Codename Library"??  

Any tips/suggestions/resources you've discovered or have "stolen" in the past????

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Guest Neville


This is a great way to get all your books you'd normally buy on Amazon, but for FREE Roger! Thanks for the tip Secret Agent :-)
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Guest Neville


Interesting use of "Codename Library" Secret Agent Candace....I too enjoy seeing all the cool events they post on the wall there!
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Guest Neville


Good thing your "Codename Library" security guards are so incompetent they let you enter this facility with millions of dollars of equipment for free!

Great reconnaissance work on these secret facilities Agent Andrew!

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Guest Neville


Great job stealing from those librarians and getting them to reserve materials for you Secret Agent Mana! That's neat you've been able to hack your way into your "Codename Library" facilities secret app ;)
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Guest Neville


Very true Anthony, nearby my place The University of Texas has over 30+ "Codename Library" facilities that hardly anyone knows about!
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Guest Neville


Great (and possibly shirt-worthy) list of secret "Codename Library" hacks Charles! #5 is especially helpful for business owners who want access to otherwise very costly leads!
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Guest Neville


How dare you expose my information to the government! Now they'll know I've been robbing "Codename Library" blind all these years!!

Sent from my iPhone 12

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Glad you too are on the bandwagon for stealing office space from "Codename Library" also Secret Agent David ;-)
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Guest Neville


Really? I had no idea this conspiracy extended over to museum passes also. Great reconnaissance work Secret Agent Teresa!
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Guest Neville


Are you assuming this was some kind of "ironic theme" I was using Mike? I bet you're actually an undercover agent of "Codename Library".......
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Guest Neville


Great job Secret Agent Matt.....don't spend your own money when those government fat-cats at "Codename Library" will pick up the tab for you!!

I definitely want to checkout more audiobooks after hearing this.....they are normally something I wouldn't pay for, but would gladly "steal" them from "Codename Library" for free!!

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Guest Charles


Thank you Neville! With #5, I've thought of using this to offer list lead services to businesses.

I think #6 would be an interesting one for you to do. It would be a good way for you to give back to the library for all it's given you. Maybe even donate whatever you make back to the Friends of the Library?

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Guest Ian Hamshaw


Librarians are Jedi Knights of information.

Each librarian completes an information based course that lasts longer than S.E.A.L training and eclipses the entry standards for MENSA.

Generally, a librarian must also face ghouls and specters (Ghostbusters is based on librarian training) - and I heard (this could be a rumor,) that Apple base software updates on a librarian's brain.

Oh, and a library is kinda cool if it is raining!

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Guest Niloufer



Please add this hack to your list.

If you visit "Codename Library" between January 15 and April 15, you will find Volunteers from "The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)" program offering free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.

I used to volunteer for the VITA program and was introduced to the "Codename Library" near me.

Who knew you could get your tax returns filed for free by qualified tax professionals!!!

I enjoyed reading your article


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This is one of my favorite scenes from Goodwill Hunting. https://youtu.be/6ZI1vgJwUP0. The character played by Matt Damon mocks the Harvard bully by saying that he dropped a $150,000 on tuition that he could have gotten for $1.50 in late charges at the public library.
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Guest Ryan Even


Hey Neville, great post!

I didn't read all the comments so sorry if someone already mentioned this, but I just found out a few weeks ago through my sister-in-law who has a librarian friend that there is a free app called "OverDrive" that you can sign into with your library card number (apparently for most public library systems in the US, I'm not sure about internationally) and you can check out ebooks and audiobooks (from your local library system) FREE right from your phone or ipad!

I've been using it for audiobooks since she told me about it (the app also lets you listen at 2X speed which I love) and I just checked out my first ebook on it this weekend.

For ebooks, it actually links up with Amazon and sends the ebooks you check out right to your Kindle device (or in my case the Kindle app on my iPhone)!

The only weird thing (at least it seems weird to me) is that even though the files are digital, there is still a "due date" when you check them out just like if you went to the library and checked out the hard copy.

The selection also seems to be limited to what your actual library has so sometimes (even though it's the digital version) you have to get on a waiting list and wait for someone else to "return" the book you want before you can check it out yourself.

Apparently, the library must have to actually buy a copy of every book (even ebooks and audiobooks) that people can check out, and only one person can check out each copy at a time. The app does allow you to reserve a book it's already checked out and automatically check it out once it's returned.

You can also REQUEST that the library buys a copy of an ebook or audiobook that you recommend if they don't already have it. Come to think of it, even though I already own it, I think I'll see if they'll buy "This book will teach you how to write better".

Hopefully, this comment will be helpful to some people.

As someone who was always buying Kindle books and Audiable audiobooks I was SHOCKED when I found out I could just check them out free through an App (that my library pays for) without even having to step foot in that big old scary building.

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Guest Filip B


Commenting for t-shirt.

Also excellent post. Learned quite a bit from this one, both in the direct and indirect sense.

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Guest Heather


Neville, this is genius and such a fun read! I tell my 6th grade students all the time that good readers pre-read things to get their mind ready to remember. I am totally going to share your real world application in class today. I agree that the library is such an underused agency. Thanks for the awesome post!
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I spent some 6 months writing content for Pavlok about aversion therapy, which is a topic I knew NOTHING about. I got a TON of research papers from the periodicals department in the library at my local university. These research papers cost LOTS of money if you were to purchase them online. And they're all cataloged according to topic.

If your university allows you to access their catalog via the internet, you can see specifically which research papers will interest you. Or you can just go in there and pick research papers or journals from the subject matter that interests you, for example, Consumer Psychology, Sociology, Nuclear Physics etc.

Power tip #1: Each research paper contains a bibliography that will refer you to other research papers of interest about that specific topic.

Power tip #2: You can quote these research papers in your article to boost credibility and value (just like Derek Halpern does in his blog posts). Remember to quote properly.

Power tip #2.1 If you're writing your article in Google Docs, you can use EasyBib Bibliography creator to automatically insert the proper attribution for research papers.

Hope this helps!!!


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One of the things I come to enjoy from these secret govt agents, is the use of Overdrive, which allows me to check out books from the convenience of my own home. And I like the ability to download the latest magazines through Zinio.
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Guest Teresa Wilson


My Codename Library offers free passes to the zoo, all State parks, and some museums. You can check out a pass for up to 4 people for a week at a time. Pretty cool. Entrance to any of these might cost $10-12 per person plus parking. F.R.E.E. thanks to Codename Library.
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SECRET HACK #X: I take my junior secret agents (who are under 10 years old) to Codename Library, collect what *I* want to read, and then take them to the "kids" area where I can conveniently ignore them for the rest of the time we are there. Here they play cool educational games on the computer, color, read & pick out books, do activities that are going on, talk to other kids and play with the random tactile toys that have been conveniently located in this area. I know what you're thinking - don't they just try to leave? No! There is plenty for them to do (plus I tell them if they leave the kids area without my knowledge, they will never eat gummies again). And when the inside gets boring, we go outside where they have - can you believe this? - a PLAYGROUND! And then I ignore them and read more. And everyone comes home with more stuff to read. It's a win-win.

[Note: take snacks to maximize ignoring time]

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Guest BioDude


Let's just say I work at one of these ultra secret facilities and lets just say it happens to be in the middle of a huge city, it could be Baltimore. Allegedly despite it seeming to be private, actually the health science library at the University of Maryland Baltimore is open to the public, THE PUBLIC! They have so many medical journals available for reading through and learning they have to staff the place with experts in various health disciplines just to answer all research questions related to this stuff. By simply walking in with an ID you enter the place, can access a workstation and without even hacking use commercially available medical journal databases. These are the good ones too that experts use to make decisions to save lives. Who would be crazy enough to just leave this stuff sitting wide open! It must be a trap to educate and communicate, those fools! Unfortunately or fortunately resources are being cut back to support these "super-secret places" and as a result the amount of knowledge available for public access is becoming limited. Probably for the best to keep it locked away in the hands of a select few who can afford it and know what to do best with it. Dont get me started on the 3-D printers available, Learning on Demand resources, historical archive of medical literature and equipment, learning labs, and high-performance genomics computing they are carelessly leaving available for use.
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GOOD ONE! I download free ebooks, magazines and audio books from my library! ALL FREE!
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Guest AR Lakshmita


Hey there Neville..

It was great reading through your posts. The Term Library was a cliche until i found that from you about how interesting it could be to actually steal of its knowledge in one go. Thanks for spreading the quest for knowledge.. I'm heading for the Library Quest...!

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